Submission to the Royal Commission into Victoria's Mental Health
AMA Victoria's submission to the Royal Commission into Mental Health is now available.
#87 Saving a life is worth the difficult conversation
Medical professionals have a crucial role to play in making sure everyone using the road arrives home safely to their family and friends.
#86 Is fines debt affecting your patient’s mental health?
When people ignore or can’t afford to pay their fines, their financial situation and mental health can spiral out of control.
#85 Graphic campaign shows the lasting effects of alcohol
A graphic campaign aims to highlight the devastating link between alcohol and cancer.
#84 Please just tell me when the appointment will be!
Without the funds to see a specialist in the private system, patients join a seemingly endless queue for treatment. This problem is likely to get worse if we don’t act.
The Victorian Government is taking action to reduce the harmful use of prescription medicines with real-time prescription monitoring.
#79 We must provide better care for mental health patients
Dr Simon Judkins, president of ACEM calls for better care for the community’s most vulnerable people.
Solid health budget but more funding needed in preventative healthcare
AMA Victoria welcomes significant health funding announced in today’s state budget but calls for more funding in preventative health.
#74 Free health assessments for Victorian stonemasons
The Victorian Government has unveiled a plan providing free health assessments for Victorian stonemason workers.